Saturday, January 24, 2015
Republicans muscled legislation through the U.S. House on Thursday tightening federal restrictions on abortions as thousands of abortion foes marched outside in their annual protest. The vote came after internal divisions forced them into an embarrassing fumble of a similar bill.
The United States believes it has killed about 6,000 jihadists in its airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) group, defense officials said Thursday.
U.S. President Barack Obama will not meet with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when the Israeli leader travels to Washington in March, the White House said Thursday, one day after being caught off-guard by Republicans' invitation for Netanyahu to address a joint meeting of Congress.
One of New York state's most powerful politicians was arrested Thursday on public corruption charges and accused of using his position to obtain nearly US$4 million dollars in bribes and kickbacks masked as legitimate income.
A U.S. grand jury indicted Thursday an executive of Takata, the Japanese auto parts company accused of producing faulty airbags, with price-fixing in the auto seat belts market.
Friday, January 23, 2015
A locksmith says the service door wasn't fully locked at the apartment where a crusading Argentine prosecutor was found shot dead and investigators have revealed the existence of a previously unknown entry as........................
The United States and Cuba are trying to eliminate obstacles to normalized ties as the highest-level U.S. delegation to the communist island in more than three decades holds a second day of talks with Cuban officials.
Another police killing is stirring anger in a U.S. city, this time in New Jersey, where a tense traffic stop captured on video ended with a passenger shot to death as he stepped out of a car with his hands raised at shoulder height.
The White House on Wednesday reacted icily to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's plans to address Congress, an appearance sure to intensify opposition to a nuclear deal with Iran.